Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 26th Aug 2011 22:06 UTC, submitted by Morgan
Legal And we have another contender for the stupidest technology-related lawsuit of 2011. Do you remember RealNetworks? The scourge of '90s web users? Lucky for us, their horrible media player is no longer a requirement on the web. Also lucky, for those of us who occasionally run into content encoded in any of Real's codecs, there's Real Alternative (download here). Well, apparently, RealNetworks is not happy with Real Alternative (download here), as the US company has completely destroyed the life of the Dutch maintainer of a website who dared to link to Real Alternative (download here).
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RE: Thom is an Dutch Kook
by m_abs on Sun 28th Aug 2011 18:50 UTC in reply to "Thom is an Dutch Kook"
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Hint. When you know you may be in violation of Socialist Dutch laws and a lawyer from a big company sends you a letter you need to think. Do I have the right and the money to fight? If so continue. If stupid continue. If you have stupid people that can also do stupid stuff then let them write an article on

Then complain about everyone else.

If smart, take the code out and pull the plug.

Sorry I don't read batshit, could you translate?

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